Schierholtz’s Revenge – Cubs 1, Giants 0

Game One Hundred Two– Cubs 1, Giants 0 WP – Pedro Strop (1-0, 1-3) LP – Sergio Romo (3-6) Save – Kevin Gregg (21) The Cubs somehow pulled one out in San Francisco on Saturday night and beat the Giants 1-0 on a solo home run by Nate Schierholtz in the top of the ninth […]

Cubs Settle for a Split – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 3

Game One Hundred – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 3 WP – Wade Miley (7-8) LP – Carlos Villanueva (2-7) Save – Brad Ziegler (5) With the focus on the pending trade of Alfonso Soriano to the Yankees, the Cubs dropped the finale of the four game series with the Diamondbacks on Thursday night. The Cubs ended […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/25/13

Game One Hundred: Cubs (45-54) vs. Diamondbacks (52-49) Game Time – 8:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184/844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Carlos Villanueva (2-6, 4.16/1.26) vs. Wade Miley (6-8, 4.03/1.38) The Cubs wrap up the four-game series and season series against the Diamondbacks tonight behind […]

Epstein and Hoyer Meet with Alfonso Soriano and Other News, Notes and Rumors

Here is what is known. The Cubs are trying to trade Alfonso Soriano and both Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer flew to Phoenix and met with Soriano on Tuesday night to go over his options. While the reports vary on the discussions the Cubs have had with the Yankees about their interest in Alfonso Soriano, […]

Diamondbacks Hammer Wood and the Cubs – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 10

Game Ninety-Eight – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 10 WP – Patrick Corbin (12-1) LP – Travis Wood (6-7) Save – None The Cubs took a 1-0 lead into the fifth inning before the Diamondbacks turned on the offense and knocked Travis Wood out of the game with two outs in the sixth inning. Arizona scored three […]

Oh What a Night for Junior Lake – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2

Game Ninety-Seven – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2 WP – Chris Rusin (1-0) LP – Tyler Skaggs (2-2) Save – Kevin Gregg (19) The Cubs started the four-game series in Phoenix on a positive note with a solid win over the Diamondbacks. Chris Rusin picked up the victory with an impressive outing after being recalled to […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/22/13

Game Ninety-Seven: Cubs (43-53) vs. Diamondbacks (51-47) Game Time – 8:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185/844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Chris Rusin (0-0, 8.10/1.80)  vs. Tyler Skaggs (2-1, 4.03/1.31) The Cubs ten-game, three city road trip continues tonight with the first of four in Phoenix. Dale […]

Cubs Walk Away Empty-Handed – Cubs 3, Rockies 4

Game Ninety-Six – Cubs 3, Rockies 4 WP – Tyler Chatwood (6-3) LP – Edwin Jackson (6-11) Save – Rex Brothers (5) The Cubs dropped the series and season finale to the Rockies on Sunday afternoon. Edwin Jackson put together a quality start but the only two walks he issued both scored in the sixth […]

Samardzija Solid After Rocky Start – Cubs 3, Rockies 1

Game Ninety-Four – Cubs 3, Rockies 1 WP – Jeff Samardzija (6-9) LP – Edgmer Escalona (1-3) Save – Kevin Gregg (18) The Cubs began a very difficult 10-game road trip with a solid victory in Denver behind a very good outing from Jeff Samardzija. And the Cubs started the second half with a win. After […]

All of the Rumors that Matt-er and a Look at the Cubs Trade Pieces

With the Mid-Summer Classic in the rearview mirror, the focus throughout the game will turn to the non-waiver trade deadline. The Cubs figure to be one of the most active teams leading up to July 31 and they have several players, other than Matt Garza, that could help contenders down the stretch and into October. […]